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About authoring tools

DITA authoring tools are a subset of XML authoring tools. There are three basic types, desktop application editors, web/browser-based edtiors, and Word-to-DITA editors

Although even a simple text editor can be used to author DITA, editors that have been optimized for DITA offer a number of valuable features:

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DITA:Getting Started

Location: 
Hartley Wintney, Hampshire United Kingdom
Date: 
21 May 2008 - 09:00 - 22 May 2008 - 05:00
Event Type: 
Training Class

Minimalism: Creating Manuals People Can Use

Location: 
Golden, CO
Date: 
26 Mar 2008 - 08:30 - 27 Mar 2008 - 04:31
Event Type: 
Training Class

[Webinar] Creating DITA Content in MS Word and SharePoint, March 26, 1PM ET

Location: 
Online
Date: 
26 Mar 2008 - 14:00

Amber Swope Brings Documents to Life

In a blog for Content Convergence & Integration 2008, Emma Lauder writes, "I was able to sit in on Amber Swope's presentation regarding XML and DITA technologies. Amber is a Principal Consultant at Just Systems Inc. Where was Amber a few years back when I was new to the idea of XML? Her concise and clear explanation of this language was awesome, as was her one-minute summary of DITA. I know from some people I sat with, that she really helped to clarify some of these technologies.

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